TCM Fest: 8 Hot Tickets and Talks at This Year's Event

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Having won PGA and DGA awards, it was consideredthe front-runner but lost best picture to "Braveheart."

Screenings of 'Doctor Zhivago' and 'Apollo 13,' along with discussions featuring Sophia Loren and Shirley MacLaine, are part of the lineup at the event, which kicks off Thursday in Hollywood.

This story first appeared in the April 10 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

11:30 a.m., March 27 at The Egyptian

Dustin Hoffman, who stars in Bob Fosse's biopic about Lenny Bruce, will be joined by Alec Baldwin for a post-screening conversation.

Peter Fonda
6:15 p.m., March 27 at Club TCM, Roosevelt Hotel

The actor will dish about his late father, Henry Fonda, whose films Young Mr. Lincoln and My Darling Clementine are screening.

Apollo 13
9:15 p.m., March 27 at The TCL Chinese

Astronaut James Lovell will appear with a newly restored version of Ron Howard's 1995 space odyssey to mark the film's 20th anniversary.

Doctor Zhivago
9:15 a.m., March 28 at The TCL Chinese

THR's Scott Feinberg will introduce David Lean's epic, starring Omar Sharif.

Malcolm X
1:30 p.m., March 28 at The Egyptian

Spike Lee will be on hand for a screening of his 1992 film, starring Denzel Washington.

Sophia Loren
2 p.m., March 28 at The Montalban Theatre

The actress, whose Marriage Italian Style is on display, will discuss her legendary career.

Gunga Din

Gunga Din
1 p.m., March 29 at The Egyptian

VFX ace Craig Barron and sound effects editor Ben Burtt will discuss the 1939 adventure tale.

Shirley MacLaine
3 p.m., March 29 at Club TCM, Roosevelt Hotel

The star of The Apartment and The Children's Hour will chat with Leonard Maltin.